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Uwe Schmitt

Full name: Uwe Andreas Schmitt
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: August 17, 1961 in Marburg, Hessen, Germany
Died: December 17, 1995 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: Eintracht Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Uwe Schmitt, a 400 hurdler, also ran the 4x400 relay at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games but was eliminated in the semi-finals of both the 4x400 and 400 hurdles. In 1987 he did not qualify for the second round of the 400 hurdles at the Worlds. Schmitt was overshadowed throughout his career by his teammate, [Harald Schmid]. In 1995, only 34-years-old, Uwe Schmitt committed suicide by taking poison.

Personal Bests: 400 – 45.9 (1984); 400H – 49.39 (1985).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles West Germany FRG 6 h1 r2/3
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Germany FRG 5 h1 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 6 50.08 6
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Four 3 QC 49.77 4

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Semi-Finals Heat One 5 3:04.69
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat Three 2 QU 3:03.33
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